The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 212 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manager 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.041% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £48,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -8.49%
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region.

QA Manager Salary Trend in the South West

QA Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

QA Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

QA Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 6 £39,500 - 2
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol -2 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Migration
6 7 (43.75%) Test Management
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (6.25%) Finance
10 1 (6.25%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) .NET
10 1 (6.25%) MySQL
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) HP

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (43.75%) Test Management
6 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) HP
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
The UK Hydrographic Office
Posted: 24 days ago